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PROGRAM BY GENRE: Young Adult
Wednesday, May 16 2012
Masterclass: Ursula Dubosarsky on YA  * SOLD OUT * Code: W12  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Fiction, Young Adult

Ursula Dubosarsky presents an exclusive Masterclass in writing for young adults. By application only.

Wednesday, May 16 2012 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $210/$200
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
 
Friday, May 18 2012
Varuna Children’s Day Code: SR13  |  Type: Special Event   |  Genres: Children's & Family, Young Adult, Fiction

A day of events for children aged 8+ with puppetry.

Friday, May 18 2012 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM Ticketed (see details)
Blackheath Community Hall, Cnr Gardiner Crescent and Great Western Highway, Blackheath  read more >
Brain Food  * SOLD OUT * Code: SR30  |  Type: Author Talk   |  Genres: Science & Environment, , Young Adult

Dr Karl shines a light on how bodies work in his new book, Brain Food.

Friday, May 18 2012 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Ticketed: $5
Penrith City Library, 601 High Street, Penrith  read more >
 
Saturday, May 19 2012
Just Funny with Andy Griffiths  * SOLD OUT * Code: W26  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Young Adult, Fiction

Andy Griffiths shows you the tricks to tickling the tiniest funnybones!

Saturday, May 19 2012 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Ante Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Unexploded Diagrams with Mal Peet Code: W29  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Fiction, Young Adult

International YA superstar Mal Peet teaches how to write fiction for young adults.

Saturday, May 19 2012 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Ante Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
 
Sunday, May 20 2012
Her Dark Materials Code: 200  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Young Adult, Fiction

Margo Lanagan, Lucy Christopher and Kirsty Eagar tell Hilary Rogers where to draw the line in young adult fiction.

Sunday, May 20 2012 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Free, no bookings
Bangarra Theatre, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
A Neverending Story: Fantasy Worlds Code: 204  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Young Adult, Fiction

Isobelle Carmody, Scott Westerfeld and Justine Larbalestier on the complexities of fantasy.

Sunday, May 20 2012 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 4, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Bully For You Code: 212  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: , Biography & Memoir, Feminism, Young Adult

Paul Capsis, Wendy Harmer and Benjamin Law talk to Fiona Scott-Norman on how they coped with bullying at school.

Sunday, May 20 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Ticketed: $15/$10
Pier 2/3 Main Stage, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Same, Same but Different Code: 214  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Young Adult, Art & Design, Children's & Family

Oliver Jeffers talks to Annette Shun Wah about standing out from the crowd.

Sunday, May 20 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Talkin’ Bout My Generation Code: 220  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Fiction, Young Adult

Mal Peet and Ursula Dubosarsky on treading the line between autobiography and fiction.

Sunday, May 20 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
Bangarra Mezzanine, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
A Greyhound of a Girl Code: 226  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Children's & Family, Fiction, Young Adult

Roddy Doyle talks to Cath Keenan about his writing for children.

Sunday, May 20 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Islands of the Imagination Code: 227  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Fiction, Young Adult

Margo Lanagan and Mette Jakobsen explore how to feed and release the imagination in fiction. With Judith Ridge.

Sunday, May 20 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 4, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
 
Monday, May 21 2012
CBCA Junior Masterclass with Libby Gleeson  * SOLD OUT * Code: W31  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Children's & Family, Young Adult, Fiction

A workshop for young writers aged 9 to 13 years presented by Libby Gleeson.

Monday, May 21 2012 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Ticketed: $70
State Library of NSW, McDonalds Room, Macquarie Street Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Secondary School Days: Sydney Code: 243  |  Type: School Days   |  Genres: Young Adult, Fiction

A celebration of books and writing for students aged 13+.

Monday, May 21 2012 9:10 AM - 2:30 PM Ticketed: $20
Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney  read more >
 
Tuesday, May 22 2012
CBCA Junior Masterclass with Richard Harland Code: W32  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Children's & Family, Young Adult, Fiction

A workshop for young writers aged 9 to 13 years presented by Richard Harland.

Tuesday, May 22 2012 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Ticketed: $70
State Library of NSW, McDonalds Room, Macquarie Street Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >
Secondary School Days: Parramatta Code: SR35  |  Type: School Days   |  Genres: Young Adult, Fiction

A celebration of books and writing for students aged 13+.

Tuesday, May 22 2012 9:40 AM - 2:30 PM Ticketed: $20
Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, Corner of Church and Market Streets, Parramatta  read more >
 
Wednesday, May 23 2012
CBCA Junior Masterclass with Deborah Abela  * SOLD OUT * Code: W33  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres: Children's & Family, Young Adult, Fiction

A workshop for young writers aged 9 to 13 years presented by Deborah Abela.

Wednesday, May 23 2012 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Ticketed: $70
State Library of NSW, McDonalds Room, Macquarie Street Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney  read more >